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minimum standards. speaking to reporters at the white house today, mr. obama admitted administration botched the rollout of the health care law and said he regretted his assurances that americans could keep plans if they liked it, that turned out to be wrong. >> i think it's legitimate for them to expect me to have to win back some credibility on this health care law in particular and on a whole range of issues in general. and, you know, that's on me. i mean, we fumbled the rollout on this health care law. >> and house speaker john boehner did not mince words on his prescription for the health care law. >> promise after promise for this administration has turned out to be in the true. so when it comes to this health care law, the lighthouse doesn't have much credibility. and let's be clear, the only way to fully protect the american people is to scrap this law once and for all. >> john harwood joins us now from washington with more on this. you know, john, a lot of people wondering and questioning today, can president obama make these rule changes? i mean, after all the affordable ca
everyone. the first score card on obama care is out and it's not good. just 106000 americans enrolled and went through their state, not healthcare.gov. the results are worst than expected and bertha coombs joins us with a break down of the numbers. bertha, i know you've been going through the information. who did succeed in signing up? >> we don't really know. they didn't really give us demographic information. they just basically gave us the numbers of what they saw. in terms of people that actually selected a plan at this point, we're talking about 106,000 and as you mentioned, the majority of those came through the state based exchanges that have been working fairly well, only 26,000, nearly 27,000 managed to select a plan. some of them paid, a lot of them haven't but haven't select add plan through the federal exchange healthcare.gov. as we know, they had a lot of troubles for a lot of people. it's been frustrating. what is interesting is to see the wide variety, more people were able to select a plan on the california exchange than were on the federal exchange and this is just fo
genetically modified foods to be labeled? >>> president obama met with the chef executives of some of the nation's biggest come pae ppaniy with immigration reform. the economic benefits of legislation that already passed in the senate but facing a tough challenge in the republican controlled house. >> we know that the senate bipartisan bill that already passed would grow the economy by $1.4 trillion above and beyond the growth that's already taken place. we know it will reduce our deficit by $850 billion. >> the president says the senate passed a bill that would secure the nation's boarders and provide a road to citizen ship for 11 million immigrants already in the u.s. but initially entered illegally. >> the white house is asking other ceos to explain why some american's health insurance plans were canceled. the chief of staff met with some of the nation's largest health insurancers today getting their in put on the healthcare.gov market place and explaining cancellations notices sent to customers signing up for new plans on state and federal websites. >>> at a state senate commit
, pope francis. number three, she jenkins. number two, barack obama. >>> top three reasons ewe watch the list. number one, you learn things. number two, you laugh. and numb per three, you feel good knows the list just won four emmys. >>> hey, everybody, youm're on the list. i'm matt gallant. theresa has the day off. best buy? well, we haven't had the best luck of competing with rivals like amazon. now they're trying to get customers not just to browse and research prices, but to actually buy from them. connor, what's the deal? >> best buy is already in full holiday mode. recently, they debuted their first holiday ad featuring will aerks rnette. >> that phrase, your ultimate holiday showroom, is an interesting market choice. showrooming, the rack tis of going to a retail store to see something in person before you eventually buy it on line is a big problem. a recent support from business insider suggests that best buy is at a higher than average risk to be threatened by mobile showroomers. for years, best buy has been a well-lit place. but they've instituted a more aggressive guarante
, president obama and congress. >>> and one of of the country's big home builders is where we begin the focus, tri-point homes is buying it for $2.7 billion, the transaction will give tri-point access to land in key markets and make the company one of the ten biggest markets in the united states. the shares rose to 15.16, wearhouse up a fraction, to 3730. and shares of cisco rose, the giant faced higher food profits and business, which was down from last year, the stock went up more than 4% to 33.96. >>> and active investment certainly working for icahn, they say now is the time to be an activist investor because of local rates and management at u.s. companies. shares at icahn rose to 108.95. and a comeback helped vulcan. their net income more than doubled in the third quarter, revenues trumped consensus. the stock became the best performing stock in the s&p 500 today. >>> and lululemon's problems surfaced again today. they are hit with complaints that some of their pants are see-through, shares plummeted when they had to recall their new line. shares rose 2% to 69.33. >>> and we've all heard
. in the meantime, news from the golden state. the board that covered california decided against president obama's insurance fix and will not let insurers fix cancelled plans. they are joining massachusetts, new york and this is where the enrollment is going well so they don't want to disrupt that. >> bertha coombs, appreciate it. >>> coming up, a look at baltimore's leaky infrastructure and the money being washed away with it as mission critical, fixing american cities continues. >>> google is coming out with something new. they will offer a prepaid debit card so you can pay at stores and withdrawal cash from atms. it's called the wallet card because it's tied to a smart phone app that works like paypal. the card will be free with no monthly or annual fees. >>> shares of tesla have taken a pounding after a series of battery fires but owners of tesla still love their cars and a new consumererer port says tesla model s received the highest customer satisfaction rating of any car the magazine surveys in years with owners giving the score 99 out of 100. >> wow. >>> all this week nbr looked at troub
are being forced into the individual exchange. >> president obama's often repeated pledge about keeping your coverage. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. >> is ringing hallow for eileen, she is now thinking of giving up her job in order to keep her doctor and her plan. >> i love what i do and i love working for that company. and i can see the potential and there are people there working with me to -- to get promote -- promoted. to get with a better position, and now we're hit with this. >> coming up, millions of americans may be hitting the road this thanksgiving weekend. but that number is down sharply since the great recession, leaving some private toll road investors paying the price. >>> as millions of americans get ready to hit the road for the thanksgiving holiday the number is far fewer than just a few years ago. and that big drop means profits have proved elusive for private investors who put money into the private bridges and toll roads used by the public. >> reporter: 43 million americans will hit the road over the upcoming holiday weekend, ac
: just signed, the obama overseer says their measurements are showing that page loads are taking less than 1 second on average across the site. but here at use egg testing they are seeing wide disparities and kansas city, kansas, pretty good, 4 seconds but next door in kansas city, missouri, it was taking over 30 seconds. to improve your own experience, they suggest making sure you have the latest version of your web browser. clearing your cashe history and of tim miezing the connection and make sure you're not slowed down by sharing wi-fi for example. health officials vow the site will work smoothly by the end of this month. >> they will see a surge of activity they better plan for. >> reporter: because the stakes are too high now for another failure. bertha coombs, "nightly business report." >>> still ahead, a kodak moment. the iconic brand is back on the big board but how does it company differ from the old and is it a good investment? >>> who says you can't go home again? kodak emerged from bankruptcy and traded again today on the new york stock exchange but as hampton pearson rep
of diversity in their cast. it makes for a biting punch line in the news. >> good to see you mrs. obama. we will give you privacy. >> i will leave and in a few minutes oprah will be here. >> producers at "saturday night live" would like to apologize to kerry washington for the number of black women shell be asked to play. miss washington is an actress of considerable range and tal and also, snl doesn't currently have a black woman comedian. >> i'm here! >> mr. president, great news, beyonce just arrived for dinner too. >> beyonce. >> don't even. >> what have we learned from this sketch? >> as usual, nothing. >> america's backyard. huffington post's list of the most beautiful hidden plas e s. gnd dramatic springs. garden of the gods. she has set her sites on the games. ♪ >> reporter: rockdale just kick odd of their latest tour but not before dropping off a few items at the newly renovated hard rock cafe. >> you walk into the hard rock baltimore, immediately we're tipping our hats. ♪ >> reporter: the band's memorabilia fills the walls at the rock and roll restaurant. >> you have to love a
in the news. >> scam artists are trying to take advantage of the problems with the obama care web site. experts say it's a scam if you ener your information and it signs you up for health care. >> this is real if you have $5, $5,50000 to pend on a date. >> up in fron toe canada today, hundreds of people lined up in the city hall to buy a limited edition male rob ford bobble head doll. get blnow...iday pricing ...at the h.h. gregg pre-black friday sale. save up to 35 percent on appliances. get this washer/dryer pair for only $499. frigidaire four piece stainless steel kitchen packages are only $1899. this 32 inch led tv is only $179. plus, this lg 47 inch led tv is just $499. hurry in to h.h. gregg for the pre-black friday sale before november 23rd. this holiday season... ...h.h. gregg has the best deals. >>> i'm teresa strausser. you're on "the list." nikki may yoes says we'll be sending a special musher -- mayo says we'll be sending a special musher. >> reporter: at number one, he's she's living out our life life dream competing in the dog race in alaska. the third grade teacher was s
", at the new york stack exchange. >>> the obama administration called in powerful ex terminators to kill the bugs in the health care.glove website. experts are working with the firms that developed the struggling online marketplace to ensure stability and security for the millions of health insurance shoppers. >>> for the first time in five years, the federal government ran a budget deficit below $1 trillion. thanks to the cuts in the sequester and higher tax revenues, the budget short fall for 2013 $2013 is $680 billion, lowest since 2008. >>> coming up, cities that have one or two days of cash on hand left. the ramifications coming up but first, a look how international markets faired today. >>> the buckle of the day where we start tonight's market focus and why not on this halloween? far su pharmaceuticals ariad after it stopped an on going trial of the medicine over safety concerns. the stock down almost 45% today and look at this next chart, down 88% for the month. >>> and ding dong, avon falling, the shares tanked after they reported a big earnings miss. a drop in north american sa
. the obama administration says it will additionally curve economic growth in this, the current quarter. >>> while seventh focused on twitter, there are budget talks going on trying to avert another shut down but today senator lindsey graham says those talks are deadlocked. graham was quoted saying they were stuck she tried to say. for more on the budget talks, let's join john harwood. we've seen this movie before and the market was very volatile during that period of time. are we in for another round? >> well, sue, we have seen this movie, not only before but continuously for two years, ever since 2011 when the setup of the super committee trying to get a deal for additional deficit reduction but couldn't get it because of this very simple equation. republicans said to get a deal we need to cut entitlements, democrats said we need to raise taxes. republicans have not been willing to go there. the question is is there some sort of a deal that can evade that fundamental road block? the way to do it is shrink the deal small to make the entitlements not about social security and medicare,
. >>> of course, all of this comes as president obama met with top health care insurance ceos today at the white house, trying to drum up support for his latest fix to the law. he urged the companies to reinstate thousands of policies that were cancel the and enlisted their help to get the problem plagued website healthcare.gov website back on track. he spoke about reaching out to those executives. >> i appreciate all these folks coming in. we'll be soliciting ideas from them so that in the years to come, every american will have the kind of affordable health care that they all deserve. >> well, john harwood joins us once again from washington tonight. we would love to know what was said in the meeting after the president spoke. , what happens next at this point? >> well, the most important thing that happens next is the effort between now and november 30th of the administration to meet it's pledge to get that website functioning smoothly. they reported progress so far and it was interesting that in the outside of the meeting, including the bite you played, bill, the president may clear his agen
this is taking place, is rapidly changing. >> reporter: it's an industry in transition. two years ago, the obama administration cleared the way for states to legalize online gambling. today, new jersey joined nevada and delaware as the only states that allow it. though, that number could jump to 21 within the next five years. >> i think internet gaming, slash gambling is an inevitable thing. states need revenue. gambling does that. you don't need to build big casinos, it's true the web. >> reporter: while they don't expect much of an impact it could signal a change is on the horizon. u.s. casinos generate revenue s of more than $37 billion last year, up nearly 5% from 2011 the and the highest figure since 2007 but the state's leading that growth might come as a bit of a surprise. while gambling meccas like las vegas and atlantic city are the top, in 2012 they grew 1.5% in nevada and fell 8% in new jersey. the big winners? states that opened new casinos like kansas and maryland, and each saw triple digit jumps. >> gambling brings a lot of tax revenues and jobs and good paying jobs and that is the
, the obama administration has delayed another part of the affordable care act because of lyingering problems with the healthcare.gov website. administration is delaying for one year the ability of small businesses to use the website to buy health insurance for workers. they can use agents or brokers to buy coverage or go directly to insurers. late today there were reports, as well, hewlett packard will be a late inning replacement for verizon as the web host for the site. bertha coombs joins us with more. bertha what does this delay mean for small businesses and their employees? who does it affect? >> it affects businesses with fewer than 50 employees. they are not mandated to provide them with insurance, but this program, the shop its called for small businesses would allow them to look at plans and enroll employees automatically. originally they delayed it until november 1st and now it's being delayed another year. they will be able to get tax credits retroactively the way a lot of small businesses do it. it just indicates, tyler, they are having still a lot of technical issues on trying t
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